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Winter Ball at Minnesota History Center goes off without a hitch

Winter Ball was held at the Minnesota History Center on Saturday, Nov. 21. “It was the best winter ball in Macalester history. The venue was beautiful, there were a variety of activities; it wasn’t only a dance. Plus, the food lasted the whole night,” Suresh Mudragada, Assistant Director of Campus Activities and Operations, said. “It…

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Winter ball venue announced

Last week, Program Board (PB) announced that the Minnesota History Center would host Macalester’s 2015 Winter Ball. With a change of venue, students can expect a slightly different Winter Ball experience compared to previous years, which is in line with PB’s long-term desire to improve and polish the event. Olivia Doe ’18, one of the…

Changes to Winter Ball successful
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Changes to Winter Ball successful

Changes implemented for the 2014 Winter Ball, which included an earlier start and end time, bus loading times designated by ticket, and a new host system, were successful, with fewer problems reported than in past years. The Marriott City Center Hotel, which hosted this year, said this event ran more smoothly than the Winter Ball…

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Program Board brings changes to Winter Ball

Winter Ball 2014 is getting a makeover which includes an earlier start time, required transportation to the event, and the implementation of a ‘host’ program. These changes are being implemented in hopes that Winter Ball will become a safer and more entertaining atmosphere for all students, providing a transformation from the negative image of previous…

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On the BEAT: What’s happening around campus and the region

MACALESTER COLLEGE STUDENT GOVERNMENT Proposal for sustainable events work study position Associate Dean of Students Lisa Landreman and Associate Director of Health Promotions Lisa Broek visited the meeting to talk about sexual violence prevention. They reported that in 2013, out of 390 students surveyed, one in 10 experienced sexual touching without consent. And overall in…

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On the BEAT: What’s happening around campus and the region

MACALESTER COLLEGE STUDENT GOVERNMENT MCSG distributes MPIRG referendum, charters org MCSG discussed the MPIRG referendum that will once again be on the table in the coming weeks. There was an email sent out to all students letting them know they could opt out of putting their Student Activity Fee toward MPIRG for this semester, and…

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MCSG Executive Board talks goals, hopes for upcoming year

At a roundtable discussion with the Mac Weekly, the MCSG Executive Board outlined their goals and hopes for the coming year in student politics and the campus at large. President Rothin Datta ’16 began by providing an overview of a few long-term issues that he expects to tackle in the upcoming year. “Some areas we…

Now for The Mane Event: Horseman Revealed
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Now for The Mane Event: Horseman Revealed

The Mac Weekly recently sat down with the one and only Dewey “Horsewithnoname” Bunnell for his grand reveal. Well, first things first: could you state your name? My name is Evan Myers [’14]. Why haven’t you revealed your identity in the past? I don’t know. I thought the sense of mystery to go along with…

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Winter Ball venue options shrink as Crowne Plaza chooses not to host

Program Board Traditions Coordinator Jolena Zabel ’16, who planned the 2013 Winter Ball with Brynna Crockett ’15, took a five minute phone call from the Crowne Plaza hotel last week. A hotel representative explained that because of liabilities the site will not host the event in future years. Suresh Mudragada, Assistant Director of Campus Programs,…

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